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20 Cards in this Set

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echelon
a steplike formation or arrangement
irrefutable
beyond argument
badinage
light and playful conversation
allege
to assert without proof or confirmation
fatuous
stupid or foolish in a self satisfied way
lackadaisical
lacking spirit or interest
juggernaut
a massive and inescapable force or object that crushes whatever is in its path
exacerbate
to make more violent, severe, bitter, or painful
conciliate
to appease, pacify
arrant
thoroughgoing, out and out; shameless, blatant
countermand
to cancel or reverse one order or command with another that is contrary to the first
saturnine
cold or sluggish in mood
litany
any repetitive chant, a long list
macabre
grisly, gruesome, horrible, distressing
recant
to withdraw a statement or belief to which one has been previously committed, renounce, retract
paucity
an inadequate quantity, scarcity, dearth
raze
to tear down, destroy completely
portend
to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen; to give advance warning of
saturate
to soak thoroughly
slough
to cast off, to get rid of.